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Value Optimization Analyst

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Date: Oct 24, 2021

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN, 122002

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47258


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Scope of position:


Value Optimization service enables optimal sourcing results by leveraging enhanced spend analytics and data intelligence.


The successful candidate must have solid data analytical skill and data management experience. The candidate can assist Value Optimization service leader in collecting and analyzing the information for the assigned project and communicating the findings with broader teams effectively. The candidate must have an extensive experience in using Excel and working knowledge or background in Power BI would be preferred.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Provide purchasing data analytics and data intelligence services to internal stakeholders including purchasing spend analysis, business forecasting, monitoring currency & commodity movement.
  • Assist in maintaining analytics tools
  • Conduct market and supplier research in support of developing category strategy.
  • Support Should Cost Models activities.
  • Work closely with businesses and categories to identify opportunities and conduct Contract Audit Activities


Required Skills


  1. Excellent Data Management Skills
  2. Strong Data Analysis Skills
  3. Market & Supplier Intelligence skills (Qualitative research)
  4. Should Cost Models Experience
  5. Intermediate knowledge of Analytics Tools such as Power BI
  6. Fluent in English
  7. Results Oriented
  8. Process Driven
  9. Strategic thinking and analytical skills
  10. Project management; Plan development and execution


Desired Skills


  1. Global experience (e.g. working under cross culture, business practices, etc.)
  2. bachelor’s degree in engineering or science and masters / diploma in supply chain would be preferred
  3. Has 3-5 years SCM experience
  4. Experience using/developing a data warehouse
  5. Team Work